Streaming advice about returning to public worship

There is no shortage of advice from various sources to clergy and leaders about proposed return to public worship.

Churches welcome NI Executive public worship arrangements

Church leaders yesterday welcomed the Northern Ireland Executive’s announcement regarding how church buildings may be used again for public worship from June 29.

St Fin Barre’s Cathedral ups its online game

As soon as the ‘lockdown’ due to the Covid-19 pandemic came into effect on 18th March St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, like so many cathedrals and churches across Ireland, moved very quickly to provide worship and concerts online. At first this was done using technology immediately to hand - mobile phones, a tripod, existing streaming platforms and learning new recording and editing skills.

Book by Daughter of Lesslie Newbigin an architect of Church of South India.

Jackie Macadam meets Margaret Beetham, daughter of the 20th century Church of Scotland missionary and theologian, Lesslie Newbigin.

On the web – June 26

Praise for this day – Lord, for tomorrow and its needs

Speaking to the soul

Look! I stand at the door and knock. If you hear my voice and open the door, I will come in, and we will share a meal together as friends. Revelation 3:20 NLT

Ex-BBC NI journalist and former barrister will lead pilgrim walk

Hold My Space – New app for booking your space at Mass

Irish news digest

On the web – June 25

Praise for this day – The King of Love My Shepherd is

Speaking to the soul

Coronavirus: Pilgrims urged to ‘do Lough Derg from wherever’

Coronavirus in church survey : 2020 vision on the meaning of faith in our lives

Kirk’s Gaelic prayers reach global audience

Irish news digest June 24

On the web – June 24

Praise for this day – Look at the World – John Rutter

Speaking to the soul

Expert group to review limit on church services

Majority of NI grammar schools gearing up for winter entrance exams

Proportion of non-religious in Northern Ireland hits record high

Irish news digest June 23

On the web – June 23

Praise for this day – The Lord is my Shepherd – St Nicholas’ Schola Cantorum


Dame Vera Lynn’s vicar praises her ‘Christ-like quality’

Reactions to challenge of churches re-opening

Scottish Episcopal Bishops’ statement on Trump attracts record response